Art historian František Dvořák awarded Golden plaque


President Václav Klaus on Friday awarded art historian František Dvořák the Golden plaque for his contribution to art history and art education in the Czech Republic. The award was presented to Professor Dvorak on occasion of his 90th birthday. František Dvořák is one of the leading experts in his field, the author of several dozen books on art history and despite his advanced age still lectures at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University. He became a household name when he hosted a successful TV series about the history of Charles Bridge.